Once part of The League, its members receive five new matches every day at 5pm – the so-called “happy hour”.Linking online dating apps to Linked In was “a stroke of genius”, according to Rick Nguyen, a 28-year old entrepreneur and co-founder of Spot Trender."We decided to target toplevel managers, executives and professionals," says Eligon spokeswoman Tatiana Khanberg."Dating websites can lead to awkward situations for them.In order to join, potential users are screened and selected based on their education and professional history.Not everyone gets in – only the cream of the crop get the email informing them that they have “been drafted into The League”.But after countless users begged her for a mobile version, she’s now debuting the The Dating Lounge for i Phone.
Khanberg wouldn't disclose how many members were currently signed on, although she did acknowledge that approximately 50% of applicants are accepted.In other ways, the app is also clearly the brainchild of an upscale matchmaker like Ms. Like with most dating apps, members make profiles; they can upload photos and share personal information and interests. Daniels stressed that members get to be extremely specific about just rich they are.Whereas the highest income level you can list on is 0,000, on The Dating Lounge, “we start at 0,000, and you can say you make a million, or two million, [or more],” Ms. Every day, the app sends each member five recommended matches. “The brand of The League is really for these ambitious driven, young professionals that want to date other ambitious, driven young professionals,” explained Amanda Bradford, founder of The League. Instead, young professionals looking for a suitable mate are flocking to apps like The League and syncing their Linked In profile in the hopes that their resumes will help seal the deal and find them someone special.